The human voice as instrument …
The second selection of this NPR Tiny Desk Concert performance is Rinde Eckert’s “Cesca’s View” which incorporates yodeling as a vocal technique. This a capella performance by the women of “Roomful of Teeth” expands the limited association of that technique from strictly Alpen herders to the vocal repertoire in general.
Note: Although only a portion of this NPR YouTube video is selected for immediate playback, once the initial selection ends, clicking on the “Replay” arrow in the lower-left corner of the video frame will play the entire video, enabling the appreciation of the other two selections of this performance: Wally Gunn’s “The Fence Is Gone” and Brad Wells’ “Otherwise”.
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